Definición de protozoan en inglés:

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protozoan

Pronunciación: /ˌprəʊtə(ʊ)ˈzəʊən/
Zoology

sustantivo

A single-celled microscopic animal of a group of phyla of the kingdom Protista, such as an amoeba, flagellate, ciliate, or sporozoan.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I devoured photographs showing the ghostly glow of bacteria on decaying fish: the shimmering phosphorescence of protozoans in tropical seas.
  • They have been considered animals, protozoans, fungi or space aliens.
  • Schindler says more of a problem are the protozoans that originate from livestock.

adjetivo

Relating to or denoting protozoans.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Less critical than refugia, prey switching also plays a role in protozoan persistence.
  • Malaria is an example of a disease caused by a vector-borne protozoan parasite.
  • The contact time with the iodine in the filter may be too short to kill protozoan cysts, however.

Derivados

protozoal

adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I test these hypotheses experimentally in a host-parasite system involving wild turkeys and their deleterious, intestinal protozoal parasites, the eimerian coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae).
  • The United States Department of Agriculture has issued a conditional license for the production of a vaccine that could prevent equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.
  • The 15-year-old missed about a month earlier this spring following the detection of arthritis at the base of his neck and a possible case of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.

protozoic

Pronunciación: /ˌprəʊtə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɪk/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • None of you realise it yet, but this is an advance as big as the step the first ichthyoid took out of the protozoic sea 300 million years ago.

protozoon

Pronunciación: /ˌprəʊtə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɒn/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The protozoon has a characteristic teardrop shape, measures 10 to 15 mm in length and is characterized by twin nuclei and an adhesive disk that is a rigid structure reinforced by supelicular microtubules.
  • When the parasite protozoon or single-celled animal invades the body, rather than just the skin or lining of body cavities (mucous membranes) it is called visceral Leishmaniasis.
  • The word ‘evolution’ generally conveys the meaning of the sort of change which will ultimately be able to convert a protozoon into a man or a reptile into a bird, and so on.

Palabras que riman con protozoan

anthozoan, bryozoan, Goan, hydrozoan, Minoan, protozoon, rowan, Samoan, spermatozoon
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